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PSYC18H3- Final Exam Guide - Comprehensive Notes for the exam ( 209 pages long!)


Department
Psychology
Course Code
PSYC18H3
Professor
Rimma Teper
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PSYC18H3
Final EXAM
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PSYC18H3Y: The Psychology of Emotion
Week 1 – Lecture #1: Thursday May 05, 2016
Exercise – Looking at diff pics and seeing what emotions come up
- Emotions shaped by your cultural upbringing
- bugs considered delicacy in some cultures
- some are not apparent, so have a backstory helps
- Emotions experienced through the body
- bodily response, fast heart beating
- Why do we have emotions or emotional reaction?
- Emotions influence our behaviours
- motivate us and influence our perception and judgment
Midterm – INCLASS, JUNE 23rd
- Lecture 60% and Textbook 40%
History of Emotions
- how the concept of emotions conceptualize throughout history
Evolutionary Perspectives
- how did emotions evolve and why do we have emotions
- purpose of emotions then and now
- and do animals have emotions
- if they do, then it’s a clue that emotions do evolve as well
Emotional Expression
- how we express and communicate emotions
- verbally, facial, bodily
- verbal and nonverbal expression of emotions
Emotions and Cognition
- distinction btw those two
- opposite properties
- and how cognition shape emotions
Emotional Appraisal
- how do we label and interpret our emotions
Emotions and the Body
- physiological response
- cognition conception in the body
- how does the body influence the perception of emotions
Emotions and the Brain
- various brain structure
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Socio-Cultural Perspectives
- expressed differently across culture, or it is uniform?
- it is socially constructed
- are they informed by the culture you’re brought up in
Emotions and Development
- difference across lifespan, childhood
- and child emotional expression overtime
Emotions and Social Relationships
- role in intimate relationship and frdship
- promote healthy relationship and bonds
Emotions and Mental Health
- mood disorder, depression, anxiety
- development of these disorders and how to treat them
- successful emotional regulations
History of Emotion
First use of word “emotion” ! 1570s France
esmotion = to set in motion, move the feelings
- not thought of sth as active, more passive
Brief History of Emotion
Ancient China – 7 emotions
- happy, anger, worry, anxiety, sad, fear, terror --> can influence the balance of
chi in the body
(5th-3rd century BCE)
• Qi = surge, swash
- energy or life force flowing through the body
- can be influence by a number of things
- Tai Chi, mediation and emotions
• Excessive emotions disrupt ‘qi’, and impair internal organs
- psychological and physiological effect
E.g. excessive anger causes qi to move upwards, impairs liver, causes headaches, while
excessive joy relaxes qi, impairs the heart and results in weakness
- too much emotions is not good
- can’t allow emotions to take over (mindfulness)
- these are passive and doesn’t control over you, you need to take control of these
Ancient Mesopotamia & Egypt
- artworks give us ideas about ppl’s perceptions
- war theme: no facial expression/emotions
- lion: facial expression, and displayed emotions in the face
- another war theme: portrayed thru bodily motions, but no expression on the face,
expressed through the body
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